Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 Seiten
An informative outline of the secret origins of Mormon polygamy, the peculiarities of the early practice, "unofficial" polygamous marriages at the turn-of-the-century and present-day fundamentalist Mormon groups which still practice polygamy.
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He commented at the conclusion of the Knight ceremony "that marriage was an
institution of heaven, instituted in the garden of Eden; that it was necessary it
should be solemnized by the authority of the everlasting Priesthood" (HC 2:320).
The racial tensions of the late 1960s and early 1970s caused by the church's
refusal to allow blacks the priesthood quickly dissipated after church president
Spencer W. Kimball's 1978 announcement that all worthy males, regardless of
to his mission, he apparently became converted to some of their views,
particularly those on priesthood, and began secretly spreading the teachings to
other missionaries. When Tucker's former missionary companion David T. Shore
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - amydross - LibraryThing
A truly fascinating work. I bought this book in a mainline LDS-run bookstore, so I can only imagine that it must have been approved by the church hierarchy. That said, it appears to be irreproachably ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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